Definitions for "Spectroscope"
An optical instrument for forming and examining spectra (as that of solar light, or those produced by flames in which different substances are volatilized), so as to determine, from the position of the spectral lines, the composition of the substance.
A device that breaks incoming light down into spectral rays, so that one can see the exact wavelength constituents of the light.
An instrument that breaks up the white light from a star into its different colors.
Funk and Wagnalls New Encyclopedia of Science (1986 ed.), vol. 19, 1588-1590.
a device that uses a technique called Raman spectroscopy to identify the parts within the studied object or gas